Pathanin Sornchangwat is an attorney-at-law in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution department in Bangkok. He provides a wide range of litigation and pre-litigation services related to civil and criminal matters in Thailand, with a particular focus on criminal offences, labor and employment disputes, contractual disputes, and family matters including succession, probate, and estate administration.
Pathanin graduated with an LLB from Chulalongkorn University, one of Thailand’s top academic institutions. In 2018 and 2019, he represented his university in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, winning the global Hardy C. Dillard Award in the 2019 competition.
Pathanin is a member of the Lawyers Council of Thailand.
Assisted a renowned Thai client in the food and beverage industry in attaining a favorable judgment from the Thai Labor Court against former employees for breach of a non-competition clause in their employment agreements. The Court granted a favorable amount of compensation to our client and ordered the individuals to resign from a competitor’s company.
Represented an international specialty chemicals and equipment company in negotiations with an employee and reached favorable terms through an amicable separation agreement, saving our client a significant amount in potential severance and benefits payments.
Assisting a private client in a complex cross-border family dispute at the Thai Family Court. The dispute involves a contested divorce and the validity of a prenuptial agreement under Thai law. Notably, the opposing party has also initiated parallel proceedings in a foreign country.
Advised a private client in a probate case related to a deceased individual of foreign nationality with estate assets in Thailand. We also represented the heirs of the deceased in dealing with creditors that filed a civil claim against the deceased for outstanding debts before the filing of the probate proceedings.
Represented a client in a cross-border dispute at the IP&IT Court concerning debt collection and issues of validity of the assignment of rights to a portion of debt repayments by a creditor to an agent bank, pursuant to a complex international loan agreement.
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